Holiday Inn University Area and Conference Center

In the heart of the city awaits comfort and impeccable service at this full service Holiday Inn. With 170 spacious guest rooms, the most hospitable staff around town, and the delicious Emmet’s Restaurant and Lounge you are sure to enjoy your stay.


Conveniently located to the prestigious University of Virginia, the historic Downtown Mall, and the John Paul Jones Arena you will find history, shopping, and entertainment all only minutes from you. The hotel is adjacent to The Shops at Stonefield where you will discover a new IMAX Regal Movie theatre, upscale shopping, and additional fine dining.


When you have finished exploring the city make sure to visit Monticello, Michie Tavern, Montpelier, beautiful vineyards, and orchards that are also nearby. Don’t forget to take full advantage of the incredible great outdoors this city offers by exploring the Appalachian Trail, Shenandoah National park, or even the James River that are all only minutes from the hotel.


After your day of activities, comfortably relax in one of our guest rooms that all feature complimentary Wi-Fi, a microwave, refrigerator, Bath and Body Works bath amenities, and a 37” flat screen television. Also enjoy our heated indoor pool, 24hr full service business center, fitness center, and on-site free parking.


Looking to host a small gathering, meeting, conference, wedding or reunion then let our experienced event staff assist you in planning your dream event. Our hotel offers over 7,000 square feet of flexible event space, and our largest banquet room accommodates up to 300 people. Our location is perfect whether here for leisure or business.


Whether you are here to explore the city and its rich history or looking to make your dream event come true, our hotel has what you are looking for and we look forward to welcoming you at The Holiday Inn.


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